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GCN Circular 19425

GRB 160509A MASTER-NET observations
2016-05-12T10:27:08Z (8 years ago)
Vladimir Lipunov at Moscow State U/Krylov Obs <>
V.Yurkov, Yu.Sergienko, D.Varda, E.Sinyakov
Blagoveschensk Educational State University, Blagoveschensk

V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy,   N.Tyurina, V.Kornilov, P.Balanutsa,
A.Kuznetsov, D.Kuvshinov,
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Sternberg Astronomical Institute

D.Buckley, S. Potter, A.Kniazev, M.Kotze
South African Astronomical Observatory

K.Ivanov, S.Yazev, N.M.Budnev, O.Gres, O.Chuvalaev, V.A.Poleshchuk
Irkutsk State University

A. Tlatov, A.V. Parhomenko, D. Dormidontov, V.Senik
Kislovodsk Solar Station of the Pulkovo Observatory

V.Krushinski, I.Zalozhnih,  A. Popov
Ural Federal University, Kourovka

Hugo Levato and Carlos Saffe
Instituto de Ciencias Astronomicas, de la Tierra y del Espacio (ICATE)

Claudio Mallamaci, Carlos Lopez and Federico Podest
Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar (OAFA)

R. Rebolo, M. Serra, N. Lodieu, G. Israelian, L. Suarez-Andres
The Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias

MASTER II  robotic telescope (MASTER-Net: 
located in Blagoveschensk was pointed to the  GRB160509A (Longo et al GCN 
19403)  15306 sec after trigger time at 2016-05-09 13:14:10 UT directly 
after sunset. On our first (180s exposure)  set we not found optical 
transient brighter then 18.5m  on single (180 s) and 20.0m on coadd  (total 
exposure 1800 s) images at x-ray (Kennea et al GCN 19408) and optical 
(Levan et al 19410, Alexander et al GCN  19414, Cenko et al GCN  19416, 
Schmidl et al GCN  19421) position.

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